Research to reveal value placed on 'self-management support' by patients with long-term conditions
New understanding of the value patients place on 'self-management support' in coping with conditions such as chronic pain is to be developed.
University of Aberdeen launches May Festival programme
The programme for a festival set to attract thousands of visitors to the Granite City will be officially launched today (Thursday March 27).
Influence of leading theologian and Nazi opponent explored in new lecture series
A series of lectures and research workshops dedicated to a German theologian whose opposition to the Nazis cost him his life will get under way at the University of Aberdeen on Friday.
Student groups scoop top NUS awards
The Aberdeen University Student Association (AUSA) is celebrating after winning three prestigious Scottish student awards.
Tackling head injuries in sport - best practice to be discussed at University event
Practice for dealing with sports-related head injuries will be discussed in Aberdeen today (Tuesday March 25).
All I want for Christmas...is a science show!
Chemists at the University of Aberdeen were surprised last December to receive letters from local primary school pupils asking academics to put on a science show for them as a festive treat.
Student elections results announced
The results of the annual Aberdeen University Students' Association (AUSA) elections have been announced.
Birdwatchers' conference flies in to Aberdeen
Hundreds of keen ornithologists from across the UK will descend on the Granite City this weekend for a conference hosted by the University of Aberdeen.
Clinical trials on trial - good but not good enough?
Annually across the globe billions of dollars are spent in the healthcare industry on tens of thousands of clinical trials - but how useful are they?
Employer engagement partnership wins national award
The close partnership between the University of Aberdeen Careers Service and global energy giant Shell has been recognised with a prestigious national award.
Ocean's carbon budget balanced
Ocean scientists have, for the first time, successfully balanced the supply of food to midwater organisms with their demands for this food. The depth at which they consume sinking organic material regulates our climate by determining how much carbon is stored by the ocean and how much remains in the...
Aberdeen victorious in Granite City Challenge
The University of Aberdeen's student sports stars came out on top in the annual Granite City Challenge varsity event against city rivals Robert Gordon University.
New voice for 800-year-old bestiary
A rare book which once belonged to Henry VIII has been brought to life in a new way through music and sound.
Another chance to learn to swim
With the opening of the new Aberdeen Aquatics Centre getting closer, University staff and students are being given another opportunity to take advantage of free swimming lessons at the new facility.
New pulpit falls for King's College Chapel
A relationship lasting over 300 years has been further strengthened with the dedication of a set of magnificent pulpit and readers' falls in King's College Chapel.
Contemplating Zen at prestigious lecture
A Scottish poet and novelist will follow in the footsteps of some literary greats to deliver a prestigious lecture at the University of Aberdeen.
New group hopes to support women targeting careers in science
A new body to promote and support women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects has been set up by students at the University of Aberdeen.
What came first, the chicken or... Columbus?
Did the Polynesians beat Columbus to South America? A new study of ancient chicken bones' DNA would suggest not.
Tribute paid to former Rector
The University of Aberdeen community is saddened to learn of the death of one of our former Rectors, celebrity chef and broadcaster, Clarissa Dickson Wright.
Tawny owl under threat due to lack of food
The future of tawny owls could be in doubt because of a dramatic decline in the numbers of field voles - their main prey.
Top marks for University in national academic review
The quality of academic standards and processes at the University of Aberdeen has been confirmed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) in its latest review.
Town twinning celebrated in new writing competition
A creative writing competition inspired by the cultural similarities between Aberdeen's Doric and twin city Regensburg's Bavarian dialects will be launched this week.
Scientific insights to be shared in free talks
How sharks are helping scientists make medical advances, the science behind the spectacle of the Northern Lights and the cost of living a 'green' lifestyle, will come under the spotlight in free talks in Aberdeen and Inverness next week.
Award hat-trick for technologist who lets us see a microscopic world up close
What could a kidney stone, a human jawbone and a head louse egg on a human hair possibly have in common?
Aberdeen universities to lock horns in Granite City Challenge 2014
More than 500 students will fight for their university's pride next week as teams from the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University prepare to do battle.
Changing behaviour for better health
The relationship between behaviour and health will be discussed at a free lecture in Aberdeen this week.
Hawking launches National Science & Engineering Week: Daughter of famous physicist leads programme
Author and daughter of Professor Stephen Hawking will launch this year's National Science & Engineering Week in Aberdeen.
University Vice Chancellor captures college enthusiasm
Professor Sir Ian Diamond was at Dundee and Angus College this week delivering a presentation on the future of global populations to a group of Social Science students.
Star names unveiled for May Festival
Intrepid war reporter Kate Adie, Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess, and journalist and award-winning author Tony Parsons are just three of the names lined up for this year's May Festival.
Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellowship honour for Aberdeen Professors
Two University of Aberdeen academics have been elected to become Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
Implementing healthcare at a distance: getting telemedicine to work across Northern Europe
Developments in technology to provide clinical healthcare at a distance will come under the spotlight at a conference this week.
Award nominations recognise Commonwealth contribution
University of Aberdeen students and staff have been nominated in awards celebrating the contributions academic institutions are making to the Commonwealth games, and to sport in Scotland.
Bone shapes links with disease, examined in new study
What dictates the shape of a person's hips and spine is being examined in a new study by University of Aberdeen scientists.
University of Aberdeen hosts eco-challenge award
North-east school pupils recently visited the University to compete in the regional heat of a national competition.
Age: Does it matter?
The impact of lifestyle choices on how we age will be discussed by one of the University of Aberdeen's newest faces at a key talk taking place tonight (March 5).
Women of today to inspire women of tomorrow
Outstanding public figures who are leaders in their field are this week inspiring women of today and tomorrow at the University of Aberdeen.
Plant extract offers hope for infant motor neurone therapy
A chemical found in plants could reduce the symptoms of a rare muscle disease that leaves children with little or no control of their movements.
Deep sea life unpredictable, according to world's first study of deep ocean trench
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and New Zealand have captured on camera hours of footage of rarely seen animals.
Aberdeen lose out in boat race despite breaking record
The University of Aberdeen rowing team lost out in the 2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Boat Race, despite breaking the course record.
Student Association host Climate Week events
Staff and students can get involved in Climate Week at a variety of events organised by the Aberdeen University Students' Association (AUSA).
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